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Ferrol
Municipality
Ferrol Port
Ferrol Port
Flag of Ferrol
Flag
Coat of arms of Ferrol
Coat of arms
Country Spain
Autonomous community Galicia
Province A Coruña
Comarca Ferrol
Fishing Village 1st century BC
Christian Outpost 8th century
Royal Arsenal 16th century
Royal Dockyard 18th century
Area
 • Total 81.9 km2 (31.6 sq mi)
Population (2018)
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Demonym(s) ferrolan (m), ferrolana (f)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC)
Postcode 15401–15406
Area code(s) +34 981
Website http://www.ferrol.es/

Ferrol (In the neighbourhood of Strabo's Cape Nerium, modern day Cape Prior) (Galician pronunciation: [feˈrɔl]), is a city in the Province of A Coruña in Galicia, on the Atlantic coast in north-western Spain. According to the 2014 census, the city has a population of 70,389.

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